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Born: November 28, 1923 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1942:
Served in the US Air Force during WWII
1948:
TV debut as Bob Cratchett in NBC production of "A Christmas Carol"
1948:
Broadway debut, "A Streetcar Named Desire"
1965:
Film debut, "Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster"
1968:
Began association with Pathmark supermarkets as commercial spokesperson, a role which would continue for more than two decades (date approximate)
1970:
TV series debut as regular, portrayed Linc Tyler on the ABC daytime drama "All My Children"
1977:
TV-movie debut, "The Gathering"
1979:
Miniseries debut, "Blind Ambition"
1982:
Played key role as Teague, the real estate agent, in "Poltergeist"
1983:
Had regular role of Major Wymore in the NBC series "The Powers of Matthew Star"
1987:
Appeared in "Wall Street"
1990:
Was featured in "Vital Signs"
1995:
Portrayed Bill Rogers in "Nixon"
1998:
Had supporting role in "Apt Pupil"
2000:
Cast in "Thirteen Days," a film directed by Roger Donaldson about the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962
2001:
Cast in "Mulholland Drive," the psychological thriller written and directed by David Lynch
2005:
Appeared in Bryan Singer's "Superman Returns," based on the fictional DC Comics character Superman
2006:
Cast opposite Will Smith in the drama, "The Pursuit of Happyness"

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